The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for vSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 - 65
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.22% - 1.69%
As % of the System Software category 2.17% - 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 10
Median salary £32,500 - £43,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

vSphere is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 46 38 65
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 10.34% 8.46% 11.02%
Number of salaries quoted 40 32 62
Median salary £32,500 £29,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.06% -31.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £46,800 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing vSphere as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Lancashire

vSphere
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere in Lancashire.

Salary trend for vSphere in Lancashire

vSphere
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 1 £32,500 -
vSphere
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) vCenter Server
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
Burnley, Lancashire
WestPoint Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago